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Post by Barbs on Thu 9 Mar 2017 - 20:30


Any ideas what might of caused the white dot. It is raised like a burn in reverse.
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Re: headlamp cover issue

Post by ElNumbre on Sun 12 Mar 2017 - 23:11

Is it on the outside, inside, or all the way through?  

In my experience whiting of plastics is usually down to overheating or impact damage.  I assume the lights are made from plastic rather than glass.  It could also be degradation due to contamination, but really difficult to tell without closely inspecting.  Other than the whiting and the raised dint, is there any sign of other damage, e.g roughness, a chip, anything like that?

Has anyone else seen issues like this with the Wind?

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Post by ElNumbre on Sun 12 Mar 2017 - 23:12

Oh just thought, did you use plastic headlight adjusters when you did your trip to France?  If so, are you 100% sure you removed all glue residue from the light afterwards.  Are they OEM or after market ones you bought?

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Post by Barbs on Mon 13 Mar 2017 - 6:26

Yes I did have the stickers on the headlamp and I thought I had cleaned them off properly. I think this has just appeared recently. I think it is on the outside.

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